3118 Browns Mill Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 610-0010
Fax: (423) 610-0153
Arts & Museums
Creates a fun-filled educational environment that stimulates thought and understanding by satisfying natural curiosity.
Public art gallery.
This unique museum features an exhibition highlighting native hardwoods, guided tours, workshops, classes, lectures, films and artist receptions.
Ever wished you could go back in time? Well, now you can. The Rocky Mount living history museum, which was previously home to Governor William Cobb, is now open to the pubic for historic explorations. The structure was built in 1828 in the Log House style of architecture. Today, it operates as a living museum, where the past times are unraveled to the visitors. The interpreters at the museum are dressed in period costumes while they take you through the house. The rural setting of the museum is sure to teleport you to the ancient era. The rustic beauty of the place will not only please your eyes, but will also enrich your knowledge.
A collection of original art by regional artists.
One of the largest galleries in the Southeast features lamps, jewelry, pottery, and unique custom framing.
The DKA Gallery is a non-profit contemporary fine art gallery created in partnership with the Madison Art Center in Nashville. All art is available for purchase. Exhibits change every 4-6 weeks with opening receptions every first Thursday from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
The Netherland Inn and Complex functioned as a boat yard for salt distribution in 1808. Later, the three-story building with an inn and a tavern became the Netherland Inn, serving travelers before being bought by the Netherland Inn Association, who turned it into a historic house museum. The building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969. A visit to the museum makes for an interesting experience, with guides in period dresses.
This museum features exhibits and displays which trace the musical heritage of the Southern Appalachians. They also have a collection of exhibits documenting the 1927 Victor Recording Sessions which took place in Bristol. These were the first recordings of early country superstars and has been called the "Big Bang" of country music. They host live entertainment every Thursday on its "Pickin' Porch," and admission is free.
This restored art deco theater hosts many community events, from band concerts to ballet. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Butler is the only incorporated town "drowned" by the Tennessee Valley Authority. The museum is a train depot replica that exhibits artifacts and memorabilia of "Old Butler -- The Town That Wouldn't Drown." Opened on Saturday and Sunday.